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Mandela, 93, hospitalized with stomach ailment

February 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 6, 2007 file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela reacts as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, waves farewell after a meeting at the Nelson Mandela Foundation building in Johannesburg, South Africa. Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized with a stomach ailment, according to a...

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Braun back to work with Brewers

February 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, center, touches knuckles with a fan as teammate Rickie Weeks, left, looks on as they make their way to to a practice field during spring training on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Paul Connors) PHOENIX...

WWII vet says nobody helped after he was carjacked

February 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Aaron Brantley, 86, of Detroit talks about being carjacked at a gas station in his home, Friday, February 24, 2012 in Detroit. Brantley, a World War II veteran says nobody helped him after he was attacked and carjacked in daylight at a Detroit gas station....

James Buescher dodges wreck to win Daytona race

February 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Crew members push Danica Patrick’s car to the garage area after a crash during the NASCAR Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide series auto race in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/David Graham) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Only six of 43...

Plans to drug test welfare recipients get momentum

February 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 15, 2012 photo, Speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives Ed Buchanan listens to debate during 61st Wyoming Legislature in Cheyenne, Wy. A bill to require drug testing for some state welfare recipients has received preliminary approval in...

UK suspect in Iran missile plot extradited to US

February 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Retired British businessman Christopher Tappin and wife Elaine, right, report to Heathrow Police station, London Friday Feb. 24, 2012 where Tappin is to be handed over to US marshals and taken to America to face arms dealing charges Friday Feb. 24, 2012....

Romney would raise eligibility age for Medicare

February 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Secret Service agents stand watch as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, not pictured, speaks to the Detroit Economic Club at Ford Field in Detroit, Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) DETROIT (AP) — Four...

Relentless scrutiny pushed Palin to exasperation

February 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin delivers the keynote address to activists from America’s political right at the Conservative Political Action Conference...

Shipwrecked silver begins voyage back to Spain

February 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Armed US Air Force personal guard two Spanish military C-130 aircraft with 17 tons of silver other artifacts wait for departure at MacDill Air Force Base for a flight bound for Spain on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. The 594,000 silver coins, and other...

Woman accused of helping killer of Wash. trooper

February 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Washington Sate Patrol investigators gather evidence at the scene of a shooting on Highway 16 in Gorst near Bremerton, Wash. where a Washington state trooper was shot and killed on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. The trooper, a 16-year veteran of the Washington...